Previous events

Feb15

Fresh Water Funk

Rhythm and Brews Brewing Co. , 1000 Bishop St. N. , Cambridge ON

Fresh Water Funk is an 8-piece rock, soul, and funk project based in the Waterloo region of Ontario, Canada. Featuring a variety of fun, danceable music from artists like Stevie Wonder, James Brown, Tower of Power, and more. The band also has multiple talented composers in the group and loves the opportunity to play original funky grooves! Be prepared to dance, dance, dance!

Clefs of Moher

Jazz Room , 59 King Street North, Kitchener, ON

This is a compact version of Tim Moher's 11 piece band, The Clefs of Moher, who will be releasing their Celtic Jazz inspired CD at the Jazz Room this night. In addition to Tim's signature Celtic Jazz sound, the group will also be performing a variety of Paul Desmond tunes arranged by Tim Moher and Rob Gellner, and other originals from Tim's previous CDs. This is a group that usually packs the house!
Tim Moher on saxes, Shane Guse: Fiddle, Rob Gellner: Trumpet, Andy Macpherson: Drums, Greg Prior: Bass, David Cheon: Guitar, Paul Stouffer: Keys, Jim Edwards: Trombone

Feb1

Big Band Theory Swing Dance (private event)

Big Band Christmas with Avery Raquel

The Registry Theatre, 122 Frederick St, , Kitchener ON N2H 2L9

This annual fund-raiser for The Waterloo Region Record’s “Books for Kids” charity is always a sold-out event. Our guest this year will be Avery Raquel (Toronto) who will bring her huge R&B and jazz voice to the stage for a number of Christmas Favourites. You can find out more about Avery from her website and learn about why BBT is so excited to invite her to join us on one of our favourite local stages.

Nov22

Rob Gellner Septet

Jazz Room , 59 King Street North, Kitchener, ON

Herbie Hancock Tribute Night! A wonderful mix of mostly Hancock arrangements done by Rob Gellner and a handful of Rob Gellner originals compositions.

Featuring the talents of Tim Moher and Robin Habermehl on woodwinds, Robin Jessom on trombone, Jeff Daniels on keys, Greg Prior on bass, Andy Macpherson on drums and Rob Gellner on trumpet and flugelhorn.

Big Band Theory with Derek Hines

Guelph Youth Music Centre, 75 Cardigan Street , Guelph ON

Derek Hines with KW Big Band Theory is proud to assist the Guelph Youth Music Centre with a fund-raising evening of delicious nibbles and fabulous music. Details are still being determined, however, what is certain is “You’ll get a kick out of” the music of Frank Sinatra and the food of “Boutique Catering“. BBT has not played often in Guelph, but it’s “My Kind of Town” and we’re excited to partner with the GYMC to present some of the classic singable, danceable tunes of Sinatra and his era.

Aug9

Fresh Water Funk

Harmony Square , 89 Dalhousie Street, Brantford, ON

Fresh Water Funk is an 8-piece rock, soul, and funk project based in the Waterloo region of Ontario, Canada. We play all your funky faves like Stevie Wonder, James Brown, Tower of Power, and more. Come on out and shake your groove thang with us! We also have a few composers of our own and play a handful of original grooves.

http://freshwaterfunk.com/

This is a FREE event, part of Brantford's summer programming!

Jul20

Clefs of Moher Jazz Group

Uptown Waterloo Jazz Festival, 100 Regina Street South, Waterloo

The Clefs of Moher were formed in 2014 performing for an annual series of MS Fundraisers at the Conrad Centre for the Performing Arts in Kitchener, Ontario. This eclectic 11 piece ensemble has continued to perform at the Registry Theatre (Kitchener), The Jazz Room (Waterloo) and more recently at the ‘First on Stage Series’ at First United Church (Waterloo) and the Sunlife Financial Uptown Waterloo Jazz Festival. A variety of his original compositions have been aired on CBC Radio and CKWR. Of note, one of Tim’s hits - Wicklow Mountain - was performed on CBC across Ontario featured on Craig Norris’ programme “In the Key of C”. Their Celtic Jazz catalogue of compositions was co-written by Tim Moher, Paul Stouffer and Rick Hutt. They are excited to announce that this collection of Celtic Jazz originals will be released in the spring of 2020.

Uptown Waterloo Jazz Festival is a 3-day FREE event. For more info: https://www.waterloojazzfest.com/